November 5th, 2004

Sam and Frodo

collating maps

moominmolly and I came up with the essentially the same map today--I think she beat me to it by a few hours.

Heaps of interesting maps are being bandied about right now, and Tim Pierce has most of them gathered together at

My hypothetical favorite would still be a purple cartogram by county. One by congressional district would be a start, and there's a cartogram for that at , but I don't have the necessary data to hand.

I think my favorite existing map is one tinlail pointed me to, which shows votes as color and voter density as lightness/darkness, based on the 2000 election.

I like it so much, it's below the Collapse )